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Picketa Systems raises CAD 300,000 to launch real-time plant sample analysis in the Atlantic Canadian potato industry

Picketa Systems raises CAD 300,000 to launch real-time plant sample analysis in the potato industry in Atlantic Canada

May 02, 2022
New Brunswick agricultural technology company, Picketa Systems, closed their CAD 300,000 pre-seed investment round to deploy their innovative plant nutrient analysis and decision support system to the Atlantic Canadian potato industry.
New Red Fox potato a first for P.E.I. Potato Board.

New Red Fox potato variety a first for the Prince Edward Island Potato Board

December 12, 2021
The new Red Fox potato variety has a very P.E.I. name, and is also a first in the history of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board.
Nova Scotia Couple Heeds the Call cf The Family Farm, Sets Down New Brunswick Roots.

Nova Scotia Couple Heeds the Call of The Family Farm, Sets Down New Brunswick Roots

November 05, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic moment was a 'now or never' moment for Jonathan Kummer and Emily Ryan. The couple was living well and working in Halifax with an organizational design firm called Symplicity Design – until Covid-19 happened.
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McCain Foods acquires minority stake in FMCG Data Analytics specialist Fiddlehead Technology

McCain Foods increases its stake in FMCG Data Analytics specialist Fiddlehead Technology

February 05, 2021
McCain Foods Limited has acquired a significant minority share of New Brunswick-based data science company Fiddlehead Technology.
Satellite view of the McCain Foods Grand Falls Facility (Courtesy: Google Maps)

Canadian Government announces support for McCain Foods - Grand Falls expansion plans

February 02, 2021
Today the Government of Canada announced CAD 5 million financial support for the implementation of the new potato specialty line planned at the McCain Foods Grand Falls facility.
Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick

Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick

October 15, 2020
With the harvest season underway, the impact of summer's drought-like conditions is being unearthed in New Brunswick. Due to a lack of rainfall during the growing season, potato farmers say their yields are down significantly for fall 2020.
Production problems plague Canadian Maritime potato farmers

Could acreage cutbacks, drought and quick COVID recovery cause potato shortage in Eastern Canada?

August 19, 2020
Potato farmers in Atlantic Canada are worried about their supply with COVID-19 and extreme weather conditions causing complications.
McCain Foods Donates 20 Million Pounds of Potatoes to Combat Food Insecurity During Pandemic

McCain Foods Donates 20 Million Pounds of Potato Products to Combat Food Insecurity During Pandemic

April 16, 2020
McCain Foods announced a donation of up to 20-million pounds of potato products to support Food Banks Canada, Second Harvest, and other local food security organizations across the country.
McCain Foods (Canada) expands Grand Falls facility with Formed Potato Specialty line

McCain Foods (Canada) expands Grand Falls facility with Formed Potato Specialty line

November 08, 2019
Earlier this week, Potato Processor McCain Foods (Canada) announced the company will invest CAD 80 million towards the creation of a new Formed Potato Specialty production line to expand its existing french fry plant in Grand Falls, NB.
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McCain Foods Recognizes Guest Farms Ltd. As Champion Grower

McCain Foods Recognizes Guest Farms Ltd. As Champion Potato Grower (Florenceville plant)

September 04, 2019
Guest Farms Ltd. of Holmesville was named the 2018-2019 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol during the 46th Annual McCain Growers’ Banquet held August 22.
McCain Foods to increase capacity of French Fry line in Florenceville, New Brunswick

McCain Foods to increase capacity of French Fry line in Florenceville, New Brunswick

August 27, 2019
McCain Foods Canada, a division of McCain Foods Limited, shared today the company’s plan to further invest CAD 12 Million dollars in its potato processing facility in the French fry capital of the world, Florenceville, New Brunswick.
New Partnership Brings Major Agricultural Trade Show to Grand Falls, NB

New Partnership Brings Major Agricultural Trade Show to Grand Falls, New Brunswick

April 09, 2019
A New Brunswick-grown industry partnership will see Grand Falls host an all-new edition of the major farming trade show AgriExpo this summer.
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